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into trouble. and the technology that helped track down the boston bombing suspects, and the bay area company that is stream lining the process. cutbacks at airports across the nation. will there be massive flight delays in the bay area? and new details about the texas fertilizer blast. what we have now >>> a key part of the search for the boston bombing suspects was the hours of video from the camcorders and the surveillance cameras along monday's race route. but how did police go through it so quickly? jonathon bloom has a look inside the bay area company whose technology helped make that possible. >> reporter: in the wake of the bombing it wasn't an eyewitness, but a high definition camera on top of a department store that told investigators who they were looking for. in a secured facility they pieced it together from video of hundreds of other cameras to identify the suspects. it took days, but a few years ago, it could have take ep months. >> -- taken months. >> if you go to the london train bombings, it was president ared that there were thousands and thousands of investigators that ouc
that is part of what got her into trouble. and the technology that helped track down the boston bombing suspects, and the bay area company that is stream lining the process. cutbacks at airports across the nation. n the bay area?ive flight and new details about texas fertilizer blast. what we have now >>> a key part of the search for the boston bombing suspects was the hours of video from the camcorders and the surveillance cameras along monday's race route. but how did police go through it so quickly? jonathon bloom has a look inside the bay area company whose technology helped make that possible. >> reporter: in the wake of the bombing it wasn't an eyewitness, but a high definition camera on top of a department store that told investigators who they were looking for. in a secured facility they pieced it together from vid of hundreds of other cameras to identify the suspects. it took days, but a few years ago, it could have take ep months. >> -- taken months. >> if you go to the london train bombings, it was president ared that there were thousands and thousands of investigators that o
, the operational technology division. they have set up facilities at a restricted location near the boston harbor. and they are masters at what is known as facial recognition, the new science of converting a face into a name, demonstrated here by an indiana company that was used by the fbi following the 9/11 attacks. >> in this investigation, there will be hundreds of thousands of images. if they have a suspect identified, they know the area that suspect was in, they'll be able to then track the person back to an image and say, here we have him. >> reporter: the fbi tech agents are also examining tiny bits of debris recovered at the crime scene. there are wire fragments with manufacturing names, tiny nails used as shrapnel, as well as the mangled remains of the pressure cooker that agents say was used to build the bomb, and may well have fingerprints still on it. >> one of the keys in any trial is linking the evidence you have to the suspect. it's extremely important to match the bomb to the bad guy. >> reporter: ultimately, whoever is arrested will almost certainly face at least three counts of
camera. this technology helped authorities keep a careful eye on his movement. >> we have movement in the boat. >> he just sat up. he's moving. flailing about. >> reporter: they brought in a robotic device to rip open the boat's tar. . after they got the 19-year-old out of the boat, authorities treated him right there on the scene and then sent him to beth israel hospital where he is being treated this morning, alongside the victims of the bombings. as we all remember, when the capture was announced there were celebrations throughout boston. but there are many urgent questions that may unanswered. bianna. >> one of those questions, were there any warning signs? in the case of the older brother, there may have been. this morning, we also know that the fbi interviewed him two years ago. abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas has been following it all from washington. >> reporter: good morning. the older brother is the subject of intense focus today. my sources are telling me that tamerlan tsarnaev may be key to unraveling the key behind these attacks. in 2011, the russian g
. [ sighs ] [ male announcer ] and time. oh, and money. technology saves lots of money. take esurance for example. they were born online and built to save people money on car insurance. [ boys laughing ] yep. technology can do some amazing things. but it can't unhurt feelings. now backed by allstate. clir ck o. >>> and now for a look at morning road conditions on this earth day. heavy rain slows traffic down in south florida, oklahoma, and southern kansas. denver, a chance to pick up another foot of snow. >> if you're flying, airport delays are possible there in denver, plus minneapolis, kansas city, and miami. >>> back to the news and the latest on the boston bombing. suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev has regained consciousness and is responding to questions in writing. >> the victims of the attack are being remembered during a moment of silence this afternoon. the private funeral today for 29-year-old restaurant manager krystle campbell. >>> federal authorities are looking to speak to the wife of tamerlan tsarnaev. catherine russell tsarnaev rned hom to her family's home in vermont. she wor
.5 million to cobalt technologies. this to test bio fuels for fuels for jets and ships part of the efforts to advance bio fuel technologies to bring down costs. a and identify effective processing technique that's don't come from food stock. >> up next yosemite park rangers welcome back a young girl who stole or borrowed two sticks what. she did on her visit. >> the search for computer programmers is competitive and how the super geniuses are taking a page to get the first deal. >> we can see clear conditions now but costal fog is making a come back. >> this is the traffic at 4:36. 680 north is oncoming traffic slowing down just a bit as it normally does. going southbound back towards walnut creek and 24. stay with us. >>> a young girl who took two sticks and then mailed back two sticks from vos sem ti has made am yends to mother nature. the rangers responded to the letter. >> she wrote she was a junior park ranger and knew not to take things and picked a spot to return the sticks back to earth. >> she named one of the sticks tree because it looked like a tree trunk to her n hawaii local w
flyers waking up in places they do not want to be. they are grounded. not by weather, but technology. the third largest airline still is not back on schedule this morning after a massive computer crash left thousands of passengers stranded. >> systems are down. i tried to check in online. the app isn't working. >> very frustrating. upsetting. not happy at all. >> reporter: the crash in computer system meant every ticket agent and gate agent saw their screens go dark. the same at the airline's operations center. no way to track bags, update schedules or flight plans. american had no choice. it stopped everything, grounding every plane. they were parked in chicago, miami and dallas. >> there's nothing you can do. you just have to stand in line and hope you can get on your flight. >> reporter: the cancellations started cascading before the day was over. nearly 800 flights never happened. embarrassed the ceo took to youtube to explain. >> unfortunately, in this case we had a software issue that impacted both our primary and backup systems. >> reporter: so all the airline could do was apo
by a special team of fbi forensic experts. they work for the operational technology division and they've set up facilities at a restricted location near the boston harbor. this is where the evidence and the video is brought and the agents are masters at using their facial recognition software. the new science of converting a face into a name demonstrated here by grant fredericks who runs an indiana company that was used by the fbi following the 9/11 attacks. >> going from a face to a name is by getting the public's help. it will likely be the face will be at distance, trying to do some kind of facial mapping or electronic process to identify the face will not be effective. >> reporter: the internet has been full of amateurs trying to do it themselves. claiming that maybe they found the bombers. and fredericks says that has a huge downside. >> there's a danger in the public playing junior g-man and identifying potential suspects and putting them on the news. you don't know how that's going to affect an innocent person. and so it's a very dangerous game to play. >> reporter: in addition to the vi
technology that will pay big dividends during fire season. its coming up in a half hour at 6:00. now back to dan and cheryl. >> students at san francisco city college shared ideas on making the campus greener. >> that is right this, car aimed at reducing the number of cars on the road. >> they feel like selling produce is going to help armers -- farmers and provide healthier food for students. >> yes. they want the college to become more sustainable by expanding programs. >> all goodas. that is going to do it for us. >> i'm sirldnings. for watching. we'll se >>> this is "world news." tonight, two fast-moving stories. in boston, the breaking news. the fbi says they want everybody to help find these two men on the surveillance tape. persons of interest in the boston marathon bombing. we'll take you frame by frame through the video. why the fbi says, look at every detail. and the breakthrough comes as an emotional president tonight has a message for the bombers. >> we will find you. and, yes, you will face justice. >>> also tonight, that texas disaster. what caused the giant tank at a fertil
to be shut down until 7:00 a.m. and slow for the cone zone. >> new technology is credited with helping track down the boston marathon bombings and the role a bay area company in making the search go faster. >> where a lot of money is going building the new 49ers stadium in santa clara but first the america's money report. >> good morning, topping america's money, gas prices will continue to drop for another six weeks. y is likely for a gallon of regular unleaded. economists say crude oil prices and low consumption push the prices lower. online fundraising spases $1 million to help victims of the boston marathon bombings. there is help for individuals and couples and there is an effort to help one gentleman get a brand new boat. and tom cries raked in $38 million at the box office beating out "42." that is covering fremont, palo alto, north bay and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> good morning at 4:42. hope you had a great weekend. a look at the downtown area of san francisco ferry building from the exploritorium camera. there is heat wave gripping the bay area and we will check with mi
with some service providers. they also require a wireless technology only some stores can use. >> some apps only link with a few cards. so you may need to link to a prepaid card can incur fees that may mean you zront best protections if you lose your phone or someone breaks into your accounts. >> prepaid cards whether in the hand or phone have no guarantee prod texs against unauthorized transactions. you can lose whatever balance son the car. >> still, if you like leaving your wallet home, consumer reports says use an app like square that links to a credit card. consumer reports says be sure to report lost phone right away. skpf course, also inform your carrier so it can disable the phone. >> still ahead, oakland celebrating the playoff bound warriors as the team looks to move out of the east bay. >> what the mayor has to say about e autos coming up erthe are fertilizer plants in northern california coming up, who is oerseei th? and concerns p living near the plants arees ght. plus trickle down affect of the government sequester. why 400,000 californians will be hard hit by cut backs in ju
on his trail. >> and from the peninsula, nasa shows off technology that will pay big dividends over the summer fire season. >> these two men are now the focus of a nationwide manhunt. >> and this is what is left of the fertilizer plant that blew up in texas last night and took half a town with it. good evening, everyone, i'm carolyn johnson. >> we have major vemments on both stories tonight but we're going to begin in texas where the death toll is rising. now, it could be as high as 40 peoplement today we began getting pictures like these, homes in runz for blocks around the plant that blew up last night, destroyed by at -- by the force of the blast. we sent laura anthony to the scene in the town of west about an hour and a half from dallas. and laura is there tonight with this report.>> i guess ammt catchingir i heard go now, you're about to die. >> ryan and his young family lived ine parmd billings blown to by wednesday night's explosion. he knew when the plant was just on fire waits time to take his young son and wife out of the house. >> 20 seconds we got in the car and started
relapsed. her students sprung into action. >> we are this silicon valley so of course you use technology however you cap. >>reporter: quickly created a facebook page. web site. organized donor drive all over the world. south east asian one of the smallest groups to donate bone marrow. >> l 1 in over 20,000 people finding a match. >>reporter: at this temple tonight people join the donor list and because of the on line network, for the first time bone marrow drive like this are taking place in india today and tomorrow. in sunnyvale, lisa, abc 7 news. >> we have information on how you can register to be a bone marrow donor on our web site. look under see it on tv. such a difference. >> easy process. >> let's turn our attention back to the forecast now. >> sandhya is here with what looks like sandhya warming forecast. >> indeed. you will see things heating up around here. second half of the weekend into early next week. live doppler 7 hd writ now showing you mostly clear sky. not tracking rain at this hour. high definition sutro camera to downtown san francisco. you can see visib
valley so of course you use technology however you cap. >>reporter: quickly created a facebook page. web site. organized donor drive all over the world. south east asian one of the smallest groups to donate bone marrow. >> l 1,000 peoplen over 20,000 e finding a match. >>reporter: at this temple tonight people join the donor list and because of the on line network, for the first time bone marrow drive like this are taking place in india today and tomorrow. in sunnyvale, lisa, abc 7 news. >> we have information on how you can register to be a bone marrow donor on our web site. look under see it on tv. such a difference. >> easyro our attention back to the forecast now. >> sandhya is here with what looks like sandhya warming forecast. >> indeed. you will see things heating up around here. second half of the weekend into early next week. live doppler 7 hd writ now showing you mostly clear sky. not tracking rain at this hour. high definition sutro camera to downtown san francisco. you can see visibility is great. skies are clear. 52 degrees right now in santa rosa. it is 5
/11 and then shot and killed a police officer at the massachusetts institute of technology. then they stole the officer's crozier. then they carjacked a mercedes s.u.v. briefly kidnapping that driver. the driver was released unharmed. then a dramatic chase and shooting where the suspects threw explosives out the window at pursuing officers. the firefight ended in watertown when one of the suspects was shot dead by police. he is the man wearing the black cap in the f.b.i. photos. the intense manhunt began for the second suspect which is still going on. police are going door-to-door looking for him. residents are being told not to open their door to anyone except law enforcement. that is exg tosuarbuound the bs. public schools have canceled classes. ar cambridge have canceled classes. ought to acrchg halt alls been around boston as the intense manhunt continues for this second suspect. we are learning that abc7 news is confirming that the two suspects are believed to be brothers, possibly from check nea or turkey. the two are believed to
the technology the. >> they created a facebook page, a win, and organized donor drives all over the world, southeast asians are the smallest groups to donate bone marrow. >> someone from asian descent has one in 20,000 chances of finding a match. >> people joined the list and in sunny valley for abc7 news. >> we haveness on how you can register to be a bone marrow donor at abc7news.com. >> cries are watching for flare-ups from a stubborn fire in california with mulch burning as they try to contain the esinjuriepoul me hours. red flag warnings were up because of the dry and windy weather in southern california. >> we are starting to get into fire season, right? you have looked at the hills and the color? >> getting dry out there. >> we will check with mike and the forecast. it will be a dangerous season when we have had a dry winter and this is no exception. they are getting ready for operations for what could be an interesting season. southern cal has the winds. >> at 4:45 we have live doppler 7 hd showing it is dry with hardly a cloud. check out the winds, less than six miles per hour mo
in the paralympics, but became a model. whether it's dancing or running, the doctors say modern prosthetic technology is so advanced, adrianne will get back on the dance floor. >> i just want people to know that you can come out of a situation that might seem like the end of the world, and come out stronger. >> reporter: this dancer is determined, like the rest of the city, to get back on her feet again. gio benitez, abc news, boston. >> we thank you so much for watching. we're always there at abcnews.com. "nightline" later at its new time, 12:35 a.m. eastern. and i'll see you tomorrow night from dallas, texas, and until then, goodnight. >>> this is the only level one trauma center. tonight is the city equipped to handle a mass casualty situation like in boston? >> and in the park a real marijuana mess. how do you prevent this from happening again. >> people hoping to beat the odds with a career at the new casino. >> and helping you consider going on a low carbon diet. turns out you are what you eat it and could affect the rest of us, too. >> these are the empty scenes of downtown boston after the bo
a wireless technology that only some stores can use. >> some apps only link with a few credit cards so you may need to link to a prepaid card which can incur additional fees. that may mean you don't have the best protection if you lose your phone or someone breaks in to your account. >> prepaid cards whether in your hand or on your phone have no guaranteed protection against unauthorized transaction sow could lose whatever balance is on the cards. >> if, like her, you like to leave the wallet at home security is best when it is linked with a credit card. >> report a lost phone or suspicious activity to the credit card company right away. of course, inform your cell phone carrier so they can disable the phone. >> still ahead at 6:30 we have breaking news from texas on the devastating explosion that flattened a fertilizer plant. >> we will go to texas for the latest on efforts to fine missing residents after the fiery blast. >> three men robbed this macy's while it was open. find out what they did next. >> a live look from sutro tower a high definition picture with temperatures today three t
bridge, massachusetts. he is wearing a great hoodie. a massachusetts institute of technology officer, police officer, was then killed on the m.i.t. campus in cambridge shortly after there was a carjacking, the stolen car was found if watertown and police chase ensued. the suspects reportedly threw several explosives at officers and one suspect was killed. a patient died from a combination of wounds in the hospital. the second suspect got away. >> no surprise trending on twitter the words watertown, chechnya, boston, f.b.i., and dzhokhar tsarnaev the name of suspect number two. as you can imagine something like this, social media has information with theories and conspiracy of the shootout and the manhunt in boston. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is following that story from the newsroom. >> the f.b.i. calls it the big electronic dragnet in united states history the first major federal cases where twitter and facebook are in full effect. moments after the bombing, suspects photos were posted and the f.b.i. website crashed. the site now back online and the pictures went viral on so
near the boston harbor, the so called operational technology division. this is where the evidence is brought for examination and where agents can use special facial recognition software to turn faces into names. >> there is software that allows for facial recognition, even at a distance. it's not 100%, but even a 70 or 80% correlation would narrow down the number of people that the fbi has to go after. >> reporter: the agents are also processing some 290 pieces of evidence recovered from the crime scene including wire with a manufacturers name still visible, tiny circuit boards, small nails apparently meant as snap medical and the twisted remains of the pressure cooker used to how's the bomb. any fingerprints are crucial to the trial. >> it's extremely important to match the bomb to the bad guy. >> reporter: there maybe as many as a thousand police and federal agents assigned to this case. while there's no arrest there's a great sense of confidence that they've come a long way this three days. >> there was so much confusion yesterday, actual reports of an arrest in some news outle
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